Shirley “Cookie” Bernardi, age 86, of Butler, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Butler Memorial Hospital.
Born in Clairton, PA, on February 1, 1933, she was a daughter of the late John and Esther Duffner Minda.
She was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, where she volunteered for many parish functions.
Cookie is survived by her husband, Arthur A. Bernardi, to whom she was married for 67 years; three daughters, Leslie Sunseri, of Hickory, PA, Trish Renwick and her husband, Jeff, of Butler, and Sharon Puz and her husband, Rodger, of Mount Lebanon, PA; one sister, Naomi VonGrimmenstein of Indianapolis, IN; eight grandchildren, Dante Sunseri, Carlo Sunseri and his wife, Elise, Lynsi Show and her husband, Jonathan, Luke Renwick and his wife, Kristin, Lea Renwick, Logan Renwick, Ryan Puz, and Allison Caldwell and her husband, Max; and four great-grandchildren, Jaelyn, Adelyn and Everly Show, and Cassius Sunseri.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Robert A. Sunseri, and two brothers.
There will be no visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 10, at 1:30 p.m. from Saint Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Avenue, Butler.
Entombment will take place in Butler County Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Marin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler.